Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Upcoming Star Wars Insider Short Story Will Tie-Into 'Star Wars: Bloodline'

By: Benjamin Hart

The 30 years between Episodes VI and VII have drawn much intrigue recently. The Force Awakens inferred that much had happened since we last saw our heroes, leaving the door wide open for future stories to reveal the events of that era. One of those stories is the upcoming novel "Star Wars: Bloodline", written by Claudia Gray(Lost Stars). The book won't be hitting bookshelves until May 3rd, but it appears we'll be introduced to the time period a but sooner. Del Rey has announced that Star Wars Insider magazine #165 will feature a short story titled "Scorched". The story will be written by Delilah S. Dawson(The Perfect Weapon) and will be focused on the character Greer Sonnel, a popular Starfighter racer who is preparing to participate in a treacherous race. Sonnel is a close ally to Leia Organa and will be a key player in Bloodline, which is said to focus on the soon-to-be-General of the Resistance. The story is set prior to Bloodline and promises to shed light on Sonnel's background.

The Star Wars Books Facebook page revealed some accompanying artwork created by artist Joe Corroney which features Greer Sonnel next to her A-Wing the Ossifrage. You can check that out below:

Star Wars Insider #165 is set to hit both physical and digital newsstands on April 27th!

Source: Del Rey

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